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Asked whether the unemployment figures were signs of green shoots, the PMS said that the country was still facing challenging economic times. We welcomed the latest figures and the drop in unemployment. The Government was doing everything it could to ensure unemployment continued to fall.

Asked if there was a fundamental shift in employment, from full-time to part-time work, the PMS said that there was still uncertainty in the economy and a lack of confidence due to the Eurozone. That would affect businesses’ decisions to take people on, but it was better for people to be in some form of employment so that they could gain skills and experience to help them secure a permanent job if they wanted one.

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  1. Where the Councils pay Housing Benefit, Council Tax to the JOBSEEKER as the jobseeker he/she goes to his or her local Council Office to take a ticket and a safe seat and waits for his or her number to be shown Jobseeker he/she then proceed to the desk to be greeted by a civil servant is it housing benefit and council tax you would like to CLAIM?.. Said the civil servant

    Jobseeker said YES BOTH benefits.

    Civil servant said we’ve had a very easy SOFTWARE upgrade without shouldering the costs. This is when you surge forward and grow. I feel I am surging forward and growing at a pace that I have never experienced before said the civil servant as we can now offer you 4 benefits instead of two.

    Jobseeker said what are these new benefits that you can offer me?

    Civil servant said pension credits and job seekers allowance of £100 pw in return you work for your well fair road sweep removing chewing gum removing graffiti.

    Jobseeker said anything else?

    Civil servant said SHUT DOWN OF DWP shut down of all jobcentres shut down of all providers shut down of all call centers SHUT DOWN SHUT DOWN SHUT DOWN

    Comment by mark patrick norris — 27 May 2012 on 3:39 am | Link

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